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Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
of priorities he wanted to pursue on health care, on financial regulation, energy and climate change nthat sort o thing. a much bigger failure for the president in the first term, the goal of bringing the country together. part of his political identity when he broke on the national stage in 2004. we're a nation, not a blue nation, we're one united states of america. i think he's going to emphasize that and try to use that as a springboard into getting things done in the second term. >> he did put forth a lot of things he wanted to accomplish when he spoke to us in 2009. how many did he get done? >> health care, which was a huge accomplishment for him. something that bill and hillary clinton failed to do during their presidency. a democratic priority for decades. he got financial regulation, which is new rules for wall street, which are just in the process now are being impleme implemented, as health care is. neither had a full chance to take effect. he did not get his goals on energy and changing the energy foundations of the american economy. he's going to try to do some of that in his second
Jan 20, 2013 9:30am PST
our energy future. all of these are part of the equation, and we can't just do one piece of it. >> roughly 24 hours from now we will hear the president lay out some of those plans for the course of the next four years. david playofoffe, the president completed writing his remarks. now we just wait to hear what he has to say. >> and there were other active tifs involving the vice president. he was sworn in for a second time today. tell us about that. >> that took place about 8:20 this morning. he was sworn in by his choosing by the justice sonia sotomayor. a lot of people were asking why did that happen roughly 8:00 this morning. because the justice is actually on book tour right now. she had a previous commitment in new york. she had to hustle to a train to make that commitment in new york city today. so it took place early this morning. vice president joe biden surrounded by his family over at the naval observatory, his residence, for the swearing-in. only a matter of hours ago today. he put his hands on a family 19th century bible with his family for years and that he has bee
Jan 19, 2013 9:00am PST
you've talked with them. what is their motivation for coming out and do you think this energy will be sustained? >> oh, absolutely. this is the nice part about the first family and the vice president's family. that they put a day of service to kick off the inaugural services. they did that the last time in 2009. and then they carried the tradition through again. what it does is encourages each one of us throughout the country, not just here in washington, but to make service a part of our lives every single day. so we're supposed to go back to our own communities and put things in place. the suggestion that i made is just something simple. the american heart association recommends that you get 30 minutes of exercise a day. so instead of gossiping with your girlfriend on the phone, 30 minutes of walking around your neighborhood with your girlfriend will get you your 30 minutes of exercise. it will reduce the instances of heart disease. and that's something you can easily organize in your own community. and so there are 100 organizations who, like the american heart association,
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